Many Hands Make Light Work

In only one hour, our 31-person strong GH Commercial team along with Take 3 for the Sea representatives collected 1,657 litter items weighing 7kg altogether. Working to remove this litter from our environment helps to protect our animals, ecosystems, and oceans.

"On Friday afternoon, the team from Godfrey Hirst removed an incredible 1,657 pieces of rubbish from Eastern Beach in Geelong. Eastern Beach is a popular waterfront area with high traffic, especially on a beautiful sunny afternoon, like we had! The team were in good spirits as they set out to clean up the beach, and showed great dedication to the task, collecting waste from areas that clearly hadn't been cleaned in a while. They also did a great job of accurately recording their findings, providing detailed data collection sheets to help identify waste sources. The most abundant item found was cigarette butts, with one group finding a whopping 186 butts and a total of 562 were removed from the beach. Amazing work!" - Abbey Jacob, Take 3 for the Sea Educator

Take 3 for the Sea 2022

Making A Difference

In-line with our Oceanic Collection and its connection to Australian waterways, GH Commercial make an annual donation to Take 3 for the Sea. Contributing to their clean-ups and education programs for schools and local communities, which has so far helped over 350,000 students learn about solutions to ocean pollution. We are proud to continue to support Take 3 for the Sea as we strive to preserve our oceans and waterways that inspired our Oceanic Collection.

Take 3 from the Sea shows us how we can take simple actions to address the problem – like taking three pieces of rubbish when you leave a waterway. Our team has walked away from this annual day knowing every one of us can make a difference.

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Authored date: 23/03/2023